You can get from Cologne to Lausanne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Lausanne on 28 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||304 miles (491 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£45 - £549|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £45 • 6 h 22 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £549 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 304 miles (491 km) by coach, flight or train from Cologne to Lausanne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £45. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cologne to Lausanne.
International travel from Cologne, Germany to Lausanne, Switzerland is: Fully open.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey between Cologne and Lausanne.
The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from Switzerland is: Fully open.
Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 26/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cologne from Lausanne here.
There are 3 ways that you can travel to Lausanne from Cologne. You can take a coach, flight or train.
A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Lausanne, which costs on average £45.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Lausanne:
A train is about £58 less than a coach, which costs on average £103 for this journey.
A train journey is usually £505 less than a journey to Lausanne by plane, which costs on average £549 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Lausanne from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to Lausanne that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 10 h 45 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 22 min on average.
The distance from Cologne to Lausanne is approximately 304 miles (491 km).
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Lausanne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Cologne and Lausanne as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cologne to Lausanne:
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When planning your trip between Cologne and Lausanne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Cologne and Lausanne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.